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I have an itchy rectum ?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Pruritus ani

Pruritus ani is a medical condition that causes an itchy rectum. A number of foods have been associated with this condition: spices, hor sauces, pepper, coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, milk products, tomatoes, tomato products, white bread.
You may want to delete some of these foods and see it that helps. Other causes include pinworms, hemorrhoids, psoriasis, diabetes and yeast.

In brief: Pruritus ani

Pruritus ani is a medical condition that causes an itchy rectum. A number of foods have been associated with this condition: spices, hor sauces, pepper, coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, milk products, tomatoes, tomato products, white bread.
You may want to delete some of these foods and see it that helps. Other causes include pinworms, hemorrhoids, psoriasis, diabetes and yeast.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Glenn Skow
Family Medicine

In brief: See your doctor

An itchy rectum can be caused by numerous things but the first thing you should do is rule out infection especially if itching is worse during the night.

In brief: See your doctor

An itchy rectum can be caused by numerous things but the first thing you should do is rule out infection especially if itching is worse during the night.
Dr. Glenn Skow
Dr. Glenn Skow
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